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better reasons for why a description was denied

Sometimes i wonder why my descriptions was denied as there was were little information to why

  • Team Overwolf
  • Jul 1 2020
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    Team Overwolf commented
    6 Apr 09:45am

    We have added guidelines, updated policies and project submission tips to assist creators.
    We also provide a specific canned answer or custom message for users that we find their project requires changes.
    We also add messages when rejecting files altogether.

    Our next steps are to improve the backend system and update the custom messages to reflect the changes, as well as add new messages that we have been noting and collecting.

    The automated process, alongside the manual review are our way of keeping CF safe and fun for users.
    We also refer to user reports and tickets to review items that may have slipped through, or that had controversy with them even before the transfer to Overwolf.

  • Kree Zuhl commented
    2 Jul, 2020 02:00pm

    I've encountered this a lot, but it's not just descriptions, it's also mods and modpacks and other content.

    From what I've learned from talking to various CF employees, there is a bot that does a scan on initial content creation. It tries to make sense of descriptions and uses some kind of black magic determine if the description actually describes anything. From looking at the approved packs, I would say bot fails horribly. Even more so when language being written is not English.

    In the case of content upload, the existing CF approval system sometimes makes a hash that matches another content already existing. In this regard, it should have a better fingerprint generator.

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